Definitions for Temporalˈtɛm pər əl, ˈtɛm prəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. temporal role, temporal(adj)

    the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb

  2. temporal(adj)

    not eternal

    "temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

  3. temporal(adj)

    of or relating to or limited by time

    "temporal processing"; "temporal dimensions"; "temporal and spacial boundaries"; "music is a temporal art"

  4. temporal(adj)

    of or relating to the temples (the sides of the skull behind the orbit)

    "temporal bone"

  5. worldly, secular, temporal(adj)

    characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

    "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"

  6. temporal(adj)

    of this earth or world

    "temporal joys"; "our temporal existence"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Temporal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the temple or temples; as, the temporal bone; a temporal artery

  2. Temporal(noun)

    of or pertaining to time, that is, to the present life, or this world; secular, as distinguished from sacred or eternal

  3. Temporal(noun)

    civil or political, as distinguished from ecclesiastical; as, temporal power; temporal courts

  4. Temporal(noun)

    anything temporal or secular; a temporality; -- used chiefly in the plural

Freebase

  1. Temporal

    Temporal is collection of music by Love Spirals Downwards, an ethereal band on the US record label, Projekt Records. It includes several previously unreleased songs.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mary Baker Eddy:

    Spirit is the real and eternal matter is the unreal and temporal.

  2. Siddha Nagarjuna:

    This body, full of faults, Has yet one great quality Whatever it encounters in this temporal life Depends upon one's actions.

  3. Saint Augustine:

    To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.

  4. Marion Woodman:

    It is amazing that our souls -- our eternal essences, with all their hopes an dreams and visions of an eternal world -- are contained within these temporal bodies.

  5. Ludwig Wittgenstein:

    Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • temporalCatalan, Valencian
  • světský, časový, spánkovýCzech
  • verdslig, tidsmæssigeDanish
  • zeitweilig, temporär, vorübergehend, zeitlich, Schläfen-, weltlich, diesseitig, SchläfenGerman
  • sienes, temporalSpanish
  • ajaline, aja-, ajutineEstonian
  • زمانیPersian
  • lyhytaikainen, hetkellinen, ajallinen, aika-, ohimo-, maallinen, väliaikainenFinnish
  • temporel, temporaire, temporelleFrench
  • saoghaltaScottish Gaelic
  • זמניHebrew
  • temporaleItalian
  • temporarius, temporalis, templaris, temporalibusLatin
  • forbigående, verdslig, timelig, temporal, temporær, jordiskNorwegian
  • czasowyPolish
  • temporalPortuguese
  • trecător, temporar, temporalRomanian
  • временной, височный, временный, преходящийRussian
  • tillfällig, jordisk, tidsbunden, tidsmässig, temporär, världslig, temporalSwedish
  • geçici, zamansal, maddi, fani, zamana ait, dünyevi, cismani, muvakkatTurkish
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